Orchids festival at Kew

Orchids Festival

Kew's annual Orchids Festival returns on 10 February to 11 March 2018.

Rebecca Law, the beauty of decay, 2016 Chandran Gallery, San Fransisco

Artful Autumn

As the seasons change, and the landscape is steeped in vibrant autumn colours, come on a journey embracing art and nature. You'll find 16 contemporary and botanically focused paintings and sculptures set among the trees. 7 to 29 October 2017.

Children at Wakehurst covering their eyes with apples

Bountiful Botanics

Join us during the autumn half-term weekend when the hedgerows are heaving with fruit, crops are abundant and seeds ripe for collecting. We have a programme of activities for all the family. Highlights include apple pressing, artisan cider blending and tractor rides. 14 and 15 October.

Glow Wild lantern festival

Glow Wild winter lantern festival

Join us for a magical after-dark walk through Wakehurst’s beautiful botanic gardens and majestic woodlands - brought to life with glowing, handcrafted lanterns. Booking opens on 29 August.

Richmond RUNFEST - competitors in front of the Pagoda

Richmond RUNFEST

Join us on 16 and 17 September as we host the new Kew Gardens 10k course (now all inside Kew Gardens) and the Richmond Marathon and Half Marathon.

Tree-climbing at Wakehurst


Reach new heights by learning to climb one of our trees, and get an amazing view of our ancient woodlands. 21 - 23 August.